Cheapest online RN-BSN - page 2

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So far the cheapest online RN-BSN program that I have found is at the University of Wyoming. Tuition 2006 - 2007 Academic Year: Undergraduate $94.00 per credit hour... Read More


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    The cheapest program I found so far that don't require a clinical is University Of Texas Arlington. The total program for the nursing courses is $6,450, 32 credit hours and 13 months completion time if full-time. The cheapest program that does require a clinical I found was University of Wyoming at $94/credit.

    After months of researching programs, I'm going to apply for the Spring 2011 semester at the University of Texas Arlington.
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    Wow LPN 2005/RN 2010! Thanks so much for posting that info! I like REAL universities (brick and mortar) LOL

    What i have found so far is that FHSU if you just take the nursing courses is right now $5040.

    I still have a few other courses to take from them before I can start on the nursing courses so it is more for me
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    Quote from kimber3ks
    Hey Fairiewind,

    I actually spoke with someone live yesterday, and it's not that my classes are too old, the math I did have does not constitute a "college" level algebra and a few other classes I guess do not correlate to what they want. So, in the end, it looks like I will have to take a few extra classes: the algebra, the oral communication/speech, and then the other requirements that they have: 12 humanities (think I haev), 3 interdisciplinary credits, and 12 social/behavioral sciences. Im not exactly sure what these represent....could you use your Sociolgoy, Psychology and Developmental psych for this? And what about the Humanties?

    sigh, sigh.....this is what is putting me off as I DO NOT want to take anything extra...I just don't have the time or $$ for that unfortunately

    I am currently looking into Ohio State and also SUNY RN to BSN and am waiting to hear back on a few of the particulars.
    Kimber, I have to take both Stats and Algebra. I love algebra but have dropped Stats at my local CC because I just don't understand it! LOL Hehe but they did accept my speech/communication class! And I did not have to stand up and make any speeches in THAT class! LOL

    Is it possible to take your humanities at your local CC? Here in CA we only pay $26/credit so I know I save money by taking classes here. Best of luck to you and let's stay in touch! I want to know where you end up going!
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    I found the University of Texas at Arlington website. Here is for RN-BSN
    BSN Degree - UT Arlington


    Here is the continuing education for nurses
    Continuing Nursing Education UTA Division for Enterprise Development


    It looks like you have to attend one day a week to do RN-BSN but it can be done in one year of full time attendance. Darn for all of us who don't live in Texas! LOL!

    The RN to BSN degree option is designed for the registered nurse who wishes to earn a baccalaureate degree. Students are admitted each fall and spring (some distance education sites admit students in fall or spring only) following completion of 60 hours of prerequisites. Students who enroll full-time can complete the nursing courses in two semesters, meeting all day one day per week for classroom instruction. Part time options are available.

    But if I'm wrong please correct me!
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    http://www.stateu.com/uta/ProgramInfo.aspx?id=228
    The have an online RN-BSN program for anyone with an unrestricted RN license. You can live in any state to apply.
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    Quote from LPN_2005/RN_10
    http://www.stateu.com/uta/ProgramInfo.aspx?id=228
    The have an online RN-BSN program for anyone with an unrestricted RN license. You can live in any state to apply.
    It looks like your A&P has to be within the past 5 yrs. and if not you can try to have that waived? I would not want to repeat those classes.

    I am accepted to the University of Wyoming and for some reason my English Comp I does not qualify for their Englsih I but my English Comp 2 qualified for their English 2. Also, my interpersonal communication class did not get transferred for their oral communication class where as at my college here it did count. They say I can try to test out of the english 1.
    There is a clinical component at the end but they said my current employer seems to qualify as a qualified setting for that which will work great for me as I have a supervisor RN willing to be my preceptor. I am still nervous about the online thing and things changing over time. Tuition now is $134/credit which seems so much more affordable than other places. I will have to take oral communication at my local college though, I am assuming as I don't see how I could take it online.
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    Quote from AprilRNhere
    The University of Wyoming was recommended to me by the nrusing dpt cordinator at the University of South Dakota where I attended. USD is an NLN gold standard school....so I trust her judgement. When I go on for my BSN..I will prabably try to go with University of Wyoming.
    That's good to hear. I am nervous about the degree online/completion and was happy to read that UofW is recommended.
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    From what I was told and read on their website, there were no time limit for general ed courses. But I just submitted my application and transcripts, so hopefully within the next 2 weeks I'll know which courses they will and will not accept. But my A&P 1 & 2 is only 3 years old.

    The UofW also seemed like a very good option, due to the cost. But the extra cost and headache of going through a clinical again is what kept me from applying.


    Quote from MickyB-RN
    It looks like your A&P has to be within the past 5 yrs. and if not you can try to have that waived? I would not want to repeat those classes.

    I am accepted to the University of Wyoming and for some reason my English Comp I does not qualify for their Englsih I but my English Comp 2 qualified for their English 2. Also, my interpersonal communication class did not get transferred for their oral communication class where as at my college here it did count. They say I can try to test out of the english 1.
    There is a clinical component at the end but they said my current employer seems to qualify as a qualified setting for that which will work great for me as I have a supervisor RN willing to be my preceptor. I am still nervous about the online thing and things changing over time. Tuition now is $134/credit which seems so much more affordable than other places. I will have to take oral communication at my local college though, I am assuming as I don't see how I could take it online.
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    Quote from LPN_2005/RN_10
    From what I was told and read on their website, there were no time limit for general ed courses. But I just submitted my application and transcripts, so hopefully within the next 2 weeks I'll know which courses they will and will not accept. But my A&P 1 & 2 is only 3 years old.

    The UofW also seemed like a very good option, due to the cost. But the extra cost and headache of going through a clinical again is what kept me from applying.
    I don't have any extra cost for the clinical portion but yeah it is an added stressor I would have preferred to avoid. I do like that the school seems to be known and has a good reputation though. Let me know how your credit transfer goes. My A&P is over 5 yrs old. Otherwise costwise that school looks good too.
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    Quote from MickyB-RN
    I don't have any extra cost for the clinical portion but yeah it is an added stressor I would have preferred to avoid. I do like that the school seems to be known and has a good reputation though. Let me know how your credit transfer goes. My A&P is over 5 yrs old. Otherwise costwise that school looks good too.
    Also, all the literature they want I don't have and the Federal and Texas state government classes either. Let me know what they do accept.


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